Probation and parole for animal abusers

S.E.A. 474, P.L. 37 Effective: July 1, 2019 Defines "animal abuse offense" and "companion animal", and establishes as a mandatory condition of probation and parole that a person convicted of an animal abuse offense may not own, harbor, or train a companion … [Read more...]

Probation and parole for animal abusers

The House Courts and Criminal Code Committee heard SB 474, sponsored by Rep. Negele, on probation and parole for animal abusers. This bill defines "animal abuse offense" and "companion animal" and establishes as a mandatory condition of probation and parole that a … [Read more...]

Health matters

H.E.A. 1317, P.L. 209 Effective: §8 effective July 1, 2019 Section 8, opts Indiana out of the federal law prohibiting individuals convicted of drug offenses under Ind. Code §35-48 from receiving SNAP assistance if the individual meets specified conditions. … [Read more...]

Lifetime parole

S.E.A. 38, P.L. 95 Effective: July 1, 2017 Requires a sexually violent predator released on lifetime parole to be placed on 24 hour GPS monitoring, subject to a sex offender risk assessment and funds specifically appropriated to the Department of Correction for this … [Read more...]

Lifetime parole

The Senate Corrections and Criminal Code Committee heard Sen. Zakas’ SB 38 on lifetime parole. Sen. Zakas explained that the bill requires sexually violent predators released on lifetime parole to be placed on 24-hour GPS monitoring, changes the Level 6 felony for a … [Read more...]

Lifetime parole

The Senate Corrections and Criminal Law Committee heard Sen. Zakas’ SB 38 on lifetime parole. The bill requires a sexually violent predator released on lifetime parole to be placed on 24 hour GPS monitoring even if funds have not been specifically appropriated to the … [Read more...]